View of Edinburgh from a hill with a monument, and Edinburgh Castle in the distance

View of Edinburgh from Calton Hill with Castle in the distance

Join me for a mystical "Jewels of Scotland" Tour October 15-28, 2022

I'm jazzed about this itinerary for a “magical” tour through the best of Scotland.
I hope you can join us.
P.S. Check out the cool video at the bottom.


Why “magical?”  Because we'll not only:    

  • take the Harry Potter Hogwarts Train   
  • tour the mystical Findhorn Garden   
  • see Rosslyn Chapel (from The Da Vinci Code) 
  • visit locations of the popular TV show Outlander...

We’ll also spend several days taking in:    

  • the best art, architecture, cathedrals, castles, history, and food of Glasgow and Edinburgh   
  • Loch Lomond  
  • Loch Ness
  • the Highlands
  • a fabulous national park   
  • neolithic ruins   
  • one or more distilleries of single malt scotch whiskey   
  • Arran Island   
  • and much more.


Low stone bridge over a loch to Ellean Donan castle that resembles Hogwarts

Low stone bridge over Loch Dulch to (Hogwarts-like) Ellean Donan castle

Scenic sunset from the coast of Scotland

Scenic Scottish Coast

12 full days and nights... 2 days for travel to and from Scotland. All breakfasts are included, and five dinners. We’ll be escorted by both a driver AND a guide.

We’ll stay in most hotels for 2 or 3 nights. (Only one hotel for 1 night.) The hotels are terrific as always, like this one in Ben Nevis. And this "palace" in Pitlochry (great slideshow).

I spent a LOT of time with my good friends at Hammond Tours putting this itinerary together, and I’m really proud of it. As with our 2019 trip to Ireland, Hammond was amazing at figuring out how to include everything I asked for, and for a fantastic price. If you have a few minutes to read through the day-to-day itinerary, I think you’ll be impressed. (Download it below)

Let me also say that Hammond does a great job of getting us ready to go. They'll send you a fantastic trip preparation booklet with info about everything from weather to packing to tipping and LOTS more.

Shaggy-faced Highland cattle staring direcly into camera

Highland Cattle

Scotland: Edinburgh old harbor Leith

Edinburgh old harbor Leith

If you’ve never traveled with me...

...we’re positive, open-minded explorers who love new horizons, unique experiences, exotic places, and the people who live there.

We enjoy getting to know each other, make time for connecting with each other, and come home with new friends. On our last trip we had one couple get engaged, and another couple celebrate 50 years together.

On this tour we’ll be sightseeing during the day. So most evenings we’ll have leisure time to explore on our own: find the best pub, search for bagpipers, try the local haggis, or hit the sack early. 

ALSO, I’ll have my guitar along, so we'll make time for all the songs and stories you can stand.

Our one basic rule is: No Whining.

Deacon Brodies Tavern in Edinburgh

Deacon Brodie's Pub in Edinburgh

I Love This Video and Song

Past Adventures Include...